Articles tagged "guam"

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Hagibis intensifies to Category 5 Super Typhoon in one of the most explosive intensification rates on record, heading toward Tokyo, Japan

Tropical Storm "Hagibis" formed on October 5, 2019, and underwent one of the most explosive intensification rates on record. Hagibis exploded from a tropical storm with winds of 96 km/h (60 mph) to a Category 5 super typhoon with winds of 257 km/h (160...

October 09, 2019

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Super Typhoon "Wutip" becomes the strongest February typhoon in West Pacific Ocean

Typhoon "Wutip" underwent rapid intensification on February 23, 2019, peaking as Category 4 super typhoon with maximum sustained winds of 250 km/h (155 mph) and central pressure of 925 hPa. This made Wutip the strongest February typhoon in the western...

February 24, 2019

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Category 4 Major Typhoon "Wutip" threatens Guam with heavy rain and strong winds

Category 4 Major Typhoon Typhoon "Wutip" is passing south of Guam on February 23, 2019, threatening the island with heavy rain, strong winds and rough surf. A Tropical Storm Warning remains in effect for Guam and Rota in the southern Mariana Islands. A...

February 23, 2019

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Super Typhoon "Yutu" approaching the Marianas, very strong winds and heavy rain expected

Tropical Cyclone "Yutu" formed October 21, 2018 in the Northwest Pacific Ocean as 26th named storm of the 2018 Pacific typhoon season. The storm will move over the Mariana Islands sometime after noon UTC, October 24 as a Super Typhoon (260 km/h, 160 mph)....

October 23, 2018

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Strong and shallow M6.4 earthquake hits east of Guam

A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.4 hit east of Guam at 05:52 UTC on September 23, 2018. The agency is reporting a depth of 10 km (6.2 miles). EMSC is reporting M6.4 at a depth of 38 km (23.6 miles). According to the USGS, the epicenter...

September 23, 2018

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Typhoon "Mangkhut" over the Marianas, track takes it toward Philippines and Taiwan as a Super Typhoon

Typhoon "Mangkhut" is dropping heavy rain and producing wind gusts of up to 204 km/h (126 mph) across Northern Marianas and Guam on September 10. The storm is heading westward towards the northern Philippines and Taiwan and is forecast to reach a Super...

September 10, 2018

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Tropical Storm "Chan-hom" forms and intensifies on its way toward Guam

Tropical Storm "Chan-hom" formed east of Guam on June 30, 2015 and is expected to intensify on its was toward the island.Current forecast track calls Chan-hom to reach Guam by July 4, 2015 as Category 1 equivalent typhoon, bringing heavy rain and wind gusts ov

July 01, 2015

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Typhoon "Dolphin" passes almost directly between Guam and Rota

The eye of Typhoon "Dolphin" passed through the Rota Channel between Guam and Rota shortly before 09:00 UTC on May 15, 2015. It's rain-free, 40-km wide (25 miles) eye appeared almost exactly within the channel with the convective eye-wall over Guam and Rot

May 15, 2015

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Very strong and deep earthquake M6.7 hit Guam

A very strong and deep earthquake measuring M6.7 on the Richter scale (downgraded from M7.1) was registered just off the coast of Guam on September 17, 2014, at 06:14 UTC. USGS is reporting depth of 136.7 km (84.9 miles).Epicenter was located 45 km (28 miles) NW of Piti

September 17, 2014

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Tropical Storm Rammasun threatens the Philippines

Tropical depression near Guam developed into the ninth named storm of West Pacific season this year. Tropical Depression 09W became a Tropical Storm Rammasun on July 11, 2014 but shortly after passing near Guam, it was downgraded to a tropical depression

July 12, 2014

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New tropical depression formed southeast of Guam

Ninth tropical depression is formed southeast of Guam. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) expects TD 09W to move past the southern islands of the Marianas and gradually strengthen into a typhoon as it tracks to the west or northwest through the

July 11, 2014

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Tropical Storm Neoguri formed south of Guam

The eight tropical depression (TD 08W) in the Northwestern Pacific ocean formed early on July 3, 2014 just south of Guam and strengthened into a Tropical Storm Neoguri during the afternoon hours. This tropical storm will bring rain and gusty winds to Guam as

July 04, 2014

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Typhoon Francisco spins in Northwestern Pacific, targets Japan next week

Typhoon Francisco continues to become better organized in Northwestern Pacific waters as it spins southwest of Guam. The system barely missed the island of Guam twice on its southwestern track before it changed direction to the northeast. Francisco has

October 17, 2013

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Scientist observing deepest underwater eruptions of West Mata volcano

An underwater volcano West Mata is bursting with glowing lava bubbles. The deepest active submarine eruption seen to date is shedding light on how volcanism can impact deep-sea life and reshape the face of the planet.Submarine eruptions account for about

October 21, 2011

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Tropical depression 08W (Eight) warning

Tropical depresion 08W  is forming 775 nautical miles East-NorthEast of Andersen Ab, Guam and is moving westward. Maximum sustained surface winds are estimated at 30 knots gusting to 40 knots. TD 08W is located near 18,1N 157,3 E and is now subject of a tropical

July 11, 2011